158[hreg] Re: HREG Chapter News
- Mar 15, 2000James,
If you don't mind, that would be a good idea.
----- Original Message -----
From: James Ferrill <jferrill@...>
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 2:51 PM
Subject: [hreg] Re: HREG Chapter News
> Would you like me to post this to relevant usenet newsgroups? I think
> more than a few people would be interested.
> James Ferrill
> jclem41-@... wrote:
> original article:http://www.egroups.com/group/hreg/?start=138
> > Kathryn: Please see attached (and below) re: HREG Chapter News
> > HREG: Please respond if there are omissions or errors in the news
> > Thanks.
> > Jonathan
> > Chapter News - HREG (1st Quarter 2000)
> > The Houston Renewable Energy Group hosts regular scheduled meetings
> on the
> > last Sunday of odd-numbered months at Texas Southern University -
> > Building, at 2 pm. The acting president, Mike Ewert, is available at
> > mike.ewert@.... Officers will be elected after Earth Day. A
> > drive is in progress, with business cards and bookmarks already
> available. A
> > chapter brochure will be available by Earth Day. For membership
> > contact the chapter representative Jonathan Clemens at
> > Communication amongst HREG members is facilitated by the use of
> > Registered members can freely communicate by sending and receiving
> e-mails to
> > and from firstname.lastname@example.org. Messages are archived and distributed to
> > members at the same time. Thanks to Kim Travis for arranging and
> > e-groups. The chapter's web page is now on-line, as a link in the
> TxSES web
> > site at www.txses.org.
> > HREG is in the process of joining the Citizens Environmental
> Coalition (CEC)
> > in Houston. Charles Mauch is submitting the application and will be
> > point of contact. The CEC's two-story facility, a bee-hive of
> > environmental activity, is located at 3115 Richmond Avenue. Smart
> Growth is
> > welcomed growth in the Houston area. A smart growth coalition, led
> by the
> > CEC and the Gulf Coast Institute, holds promise for educating the
> public on
> > energy efficient buildings and developing a philosophy conducive to
> > incorporating renewable energy into our daily lives. Kudos to David
> > and others in promoting the principles of Smart Growth. Principles
> of smart
> > gowth (and living) include sustainability, respect for the
> environment, and
> > avoidance of sprawl.
> > HREG will be participating in Earth Day activities this year at
> Buffalo Bayou
> > Park, Saturday April 20. The group will have a display, with
> > solar energy products, and educational materials. Mike Ewert's son
> > fellow classmates in Seabrook, Texas are busy building a
> > go-cart, with plans to demonstrate at Earth Day 2000. Member Steve
> > was happy to help his son's elementary school install a solar-powered
> > with some help from member Oral Lafleur.
> > In February Jonathan Clemens attended a Clear Lake Area Chamber of
> > luncheon featuring air quality planner Lily Wells of the
> > Area Council. With over 100 business leaders and managers in
> > Lily presented on overview of the State Implementation Plan (SIP) for
> > Houston region. The SIP provides plans and control measures to
> > emissions and thus improve air quality to at least meet the EPA's
> > for ground level ozone. Renewable energy has the potential to help
> the air
> > quality problem, if only for eliminating needless emissions from
> > fossil-fueled electricity plants. The bulk of the planned emissions
> > reductions apply to point sources, such as petrochemical and electric
> > plants.
> > FUTURE PLANS - HREG plans to make presentations to local schools and
> > organizations to educate the public about renewable energy. The
> > chapter of TxSES will be supporting the Renewable Energy Roundup this
> Fall in
> > Fredericksburg, Texas.
> > Jonathan A. Clemens
> It's easy. It's fun. Best of all, it's free.
> -- Easily schedule meetings and events using the group calendar!
> -- http://www.egroups.com/cal?listname=hreg&m=1
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